Came to Nova Scotia with Governor Cornwallis, 1749.
Appointed secretary of the province, 1759, and continued to hold office
under thirteen successive governors, until 1793. Member of the Council
of Nova Scotia, 1759. Administrator of Nova Scotia, 1791; judge of the
Admiralty Court; brigadier-general of militia. Died, 1800. =Bib.=:
Campbell, History of Nova Scotia.